NZ bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shootingThu, Mar. 21, 2019
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned.
Asian shares slip from 6-month high ahead of Fed policy decisionWed, Mar. 20, 2019
European stocks were expected to open lower, with futures tracking Britain’s FTSE, France’s CAC and Germany’s DAX indexes down between 0.5 percent to 0.7 percent in early trade.
Dollar gains on trade war jitters before FedWed, Mar. 20, 2019
Volatility in foreign exchange markets has plummeted due to a dovish shift by major central banks including the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Fed's balance sheet plan, economic outlook under microscopeWed, Mar. 20, 2019
The more intense focus among investors may be on the balance sheet, and the Fed’s plans to stop reducing its holdings of Treasury bonds and mortgage-backed securities each month by as much as $50 billion.
Japan government downgrades economy view as U.S.-China trade war bitesWed, Mar. 20, 2019
The Cabinet Office, which helps coordinate government policy, said on Wednesday the economy is in gradual recovery, but exports and output are showing signs of weakness.
Oil majors rush to dominate U.S. shale as independents scale backWed, Mar. 20, 2019
Workers at its Remuda lease near Carlsbad - part of a staff of 5,000 spread across New Mexico and Texas - are drilling wells, operating fleets of hydraulic pumps and digging trenches for pipelines.
Magnitude 5.6 quake hits western Turkey, no casualtiesWed, Mar. 20, 2019
A moderate 5.6 magnitude earthquake shook Turkey's western province of Denizli on Wednesday.